How to Fix a Hard Drive with Detected Imminent Failure?

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If it seems that hard drive failure in imminent, the first thing you need to do is to back up all the files. Using software that will make an exact image of the disk is the best way to do that. Norton's Ghost or Acronis Disk Image is good for this. Your best next step is to replace the drive.
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This is generated by SMART. Usually, manufacturers (like HP which I dealt with on this issue) will ask you to run their own disk checks. HP, for example, will not replace a drive
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Storing data to the cloud has a significant problem that's starting to become more and more apparent. ISPs want to start charging per GB transferred as opposed to unlimited plans
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About Imminent Hard Drive Failure
Computer users should know the signs of an imminent hard drive failure and the steps they can take to diagnose the problem. Most importantly, they should make sure they have backed up all data from the disk.... More »
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